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Pliny"s letters

Alfred Church

Pliny"s letters

by Alfred Church

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Published by William Blackwood in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAlfred Church and W.J. Brodribb.
ContributionsBrodribb, W. J.
The Physical Object
Pagination170p. ;
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19719773M

BOOK FOUR. LETTER TO CALPURNIA HISPULLA. As you are an exemplary instance of tender regard to your family in general, and to your late excellent brother in particular, whose warm attachment you returned with an equal fondness: and have not only shewn the affection of an aunt, but supplied that of a lost father, to his daughter; you will hear, I am persuaded, with . Pliny the Younger has books on Goodreads with ratings. Pliny the Younger’s most popular book is The Letters of the Younger Pliny.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pliny, the Younger. Pliny's letters, book III. New York, Macmillan, (OCoLC) Named Person: Pliny, the Younger.;. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Pliny, the Younger. Pliny's letters, book III. New York, Macmillan, (OCoLC) Named Person: Pliny, the Younger.;.

  The book really should be called In the Shadow of My Uncle, however, since the younger Pliny, a lawyer, frustrated poet and writer of hundreds of letters, emerges as a bit of a bore. Dunn knits their lives together well and analyses the influence that they would have later on scholars from the Italian Renaissance to the English Romantic poets 4/5(5). Melmonth's translation of Pliny's Letters, was first pub. in Pliny, the Younger is also know as Plinius Caecilius Secundus, Gaius.


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A translation of Pliny's Letters, B - B Letters Translated by () - a few words and phrases have been modified.

A translation of Pliny's Letters, B Pliny the Younger: Letters - B Letters Translated by () - a few words and phrases have been modified. The numbering of the letters in this book has been changed. The letters of Pliny the Younger (Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus) are presented here in the English translation by (); a few words and phrases have been modified.

The comments at the bottom of the letters have been added from various sources. The Latin text is the edition by (), in the Bibliotheca Augustana.

Pliny was born in Comum in 61. Pliny the Younger: Letters - BOOK 6. Translated by () - a few words and phrases have been modified.

See key to translations for an explanation of the format. Click on the L symbols to go the Latin text of each letter. PLINIVS CAECILIVS SECVNDVS (63 – c. A.D.) EPISTVLARVM LIBRI DECEM. Liber I: Liber II Liber III: Liber IV: Liber V: Liber VI: Liber VII: Liber VIII: Liber IX.

The letters, on which to-day his fame mainly Plinys letters book, were largely written with a view to publication, and were arranged by Pliny himself.

some book is read to him, sometimes when visitors are there even, if agreeable to the company. Then he has a rest, and after that either takes up a book or resumes his conversation in preference to reading. Book X of the Letters contains his correspondence with Trajan during this period, and includes letters about the early Christians.

Pliny's Letters are important as a social document of his times. They tell us about the man himself and his wide interests, and about his many friends, including Tacitus, Martial and Suetonius. BOOK TEN. LETTER TO THE EMPEROR TRAJAN. IT is a rule, Sir, which I inviolably observe, to refer myself to you in all my doubts; for who is more capable of guiding my uncertainty or informing my ignorance.

Having never been present at any trials of the Christians, I am unacquainted with the method and limits to be observed either in. the Letters on this Site. ROMAN LITERARY LIFE Book 1, Letter 1 Pliny has accepited his friend's advice and collected some of his letters for publication.

Book 1, Letter 3 Pliny is shocked that the people walk out in the middle of recitations. Literature was taken much more seriously in the time of the Emperor Claudius. Book 8, Letter “The Shadow of Vesuvius is the definitive guide to Plinydom.” - Franz Lidz, New York Times “If you were writing a biography of Gaius Plinius Caecilius /5(14).

BOOK SEVEN. LETTER TO SURA. THE present recess from business affords you leisure to give, and me to receive, instruction. I am extremely desirous therefore to know your sentiments concerning spectres, whether you believe they actually exist and have their own proper shapes and a measure of divinity, or are only the false impressions of a terrified imagination.

The Letters of the Younger Pliny. Pliny (the Younger.) K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Company, Limited, - pages.

0 Reviews. Page 80 - During dinner a book was read to him, and he made notes upon it as it went on. I remember one of his friends once stopping the reader, who had pronounced a word incorrectly, and making him repeat it.

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Pliny's letters offer a significant source of information about the lives of Roman women (predominantly, though not exclusively, upper-class women) during the late first and early second centuries CE. In the letters included in his ten published books of epistles, Pliny mentions over 30 women by.

Book Description. Pliny's letters offer a significant source of information about the lives of Roman women (predominantly, though not exclusively, upper-class women) during the late first and early second centuries CE.

In the letters included in his ten published books of epistles, Pliny mentions over 30 women by name, addresses letters to. The book really should be called In the Shadow of My Uncle since the younger Pliny, a lawyer, frustrated poet and writer of hundreds of letters, emerges as a bit of a knits their lives together well and analyses the influence that they would have later on scholars from the Italian Renaissance to the English Romantic poets, but the finger flicks more speedily through the.

THE LETTERS OF THE YOUNGER PLINY, BOOKS WITH TRANSLATED BY JOHN B. FIRTH. BOOK 1 BOOK 2 BOOK 3 BOOK 4 BOOK 5. BOOK I. TO SEPTICIUS. You have constantly urged me to collect and publish the more highly finished of the letters that I. The letters, on which today his fame mainly rests, were largely written with a view to publication, and were arranged by Pliny himself.

They thus lack the spontaneity of Cicero's impulsive utterances, but to most modern readers who are not special students of Roman history they are even more interesting.

Nine books of the Letters of Pliny the Younger (Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus. CE), carefully composed, arranged, and published, seem to have been intended as a distinctive contribution to the use of the epistolary form for literary, historical, political, social, and ethical : Claude Pavur.

Book X of the Letters contains his correspondence with Trajan during this period, and includes letters about the early Christians. Pliny’s Letters are important as a social document of his times.

They tell us about the man himself and his wide interests, and about his many friends, including Tacitus, Martial, and Suetonius. Book X of the Letters contains his correspondence with Trajan during this period, and includes letters about the early Christians.

Pliny's Letters are important as a social document of his times. They tell us about the man himself and his wide interests, and about his many friends, including Tacitus, Martial and : Harvard.The Letters of the Younger Pliny (Penguin Classics) by Pliny the Younger and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Providing a series of fascinating views of Imperial Rome, The Letters of the Younger Pliny also offer one of the fullest self-portraits to survive from classical Penguin Classics edition More.